Corporate Governance

Practical legal services in the increasingly important field of corporate governance

As the focus on corporate governance issues increases, the legal landscape in this area continues to develop. Demands from shareholders and other stakeholders have put increasing pressure on companies to establish efficient and effective corporate governance systems.

We have years of experience providing advice and support to corporations on the organization and administration of directors and shareholders meetings. Our deep expertise in corporate law together with our strong litigation practice in corporate and commercial disputes allow us to provide practical advice and assistance to clients in establishing efficient and effective corporate governance structures and in dealing with governance issues when they arise.

Practical legal services in the increasingly important field of corporate governance

Assistance with all matters relating to shareholder relations, from proxy battles to investor relations

Legal skills and experience necessary to ensure that your rights are protected

Corporate Governance:People

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Corporate Governance:News

Awards
Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the 10th edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2018"
Awards
Top ranking received in "Who's Who Legal: Japan 2018"
Awards
Top Rankings in "Asialaw Profiles 2019: The Definitive Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic and Regional Law Firms (23rd edition) "
Media
Comments by Hiroshi Yamauchi, attorney-at-law, were featured in an MLex article titled "Corporate Japan may gain more from stronger whistleblower protections than resisting change" published on September 27, 2018

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Corporate Governance:Seminars

Jun. 12, 2019External Seminars
"Recent developments in financial administration and challenges for internal audits"
Jun. 5, 2019External Seminars
Daini Tokyo Bar Association: Basic General Training, "Overview of Japanese Plea Bargaining and Practical Issues for Lawyer" (only for members)
May 13, 2019MHM Seminars
"Latest Practices for Operation and Establishment of an Effective Whistleblowing System (Certification of Whistleblowing System, Amendment to the Act on the Protection of Whistleblowers, Global Whistleblowing System, etc.)"
Apr. 1, 2019External Seminars
The 3887th Finance Facsimile News Seminar "Concrete Measures to Prevent and Detect Frauds / Wrongdoings by Employees"
Dec. 20, 2018External Seminars
"The new era of supervisory approaches and challenges for financial institutions"

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Corporate Governance:Publications

Book Article
"Analysis of Voting Policy for Institutional Investors and Outcomes (2019 version)"
Magazine Article
"Analysis of Corporate Governance Reports: Disclosure Under the Revised CG Code - Fulfilling the Function of Asset Owner of a Corporate Pension Fund - Establishing and Publishing Management Strategies and Management Plans"
Magazine Article
"Indicating Specific Disclosure Examples to Improve Convenience: Outline of Revisions to the "Board Members' Compensation to Encourage Companies to Promote Proactive Business Management" by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry"
Panel Discussion
"Development of M&A Legal System and Practice in the Heisei Era, and Outlook for the Reiwa Era: Practitioners Look Back on the M&A Legal System During the Turbulent Heisei Era"
Magazine Article
"Practical Q&A On The Companies Act Part 31: Issues Related to Matters to be Stipulated in Reference Materials for Shareholders Meetings with Regard to Candidates for Outside Directors, etc."

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